Schools

School's innovative project praised

Councillor praises Charlton Manor Primary School's battle to beat obesity rates

Awards ceremony to celebrate our local schools

Greenwich Conservatives were pleased to support an event that celebrates the great work done in our local schools. The Council's Schools Celebration 2015 was an opportunity to honour those individuals who were nominated for their outstanding work to improve the outcomes for children in the borough

New 'maths hubs' will make a real difference across Greenwich

Greenwich Conservatives have welcomed the news that several schools in the Royal Borough of Greenwich are to benefit from the government's new 'maths hub' scheme, the details of which were announced yesterday by the Department for Education.

Is the money spent on an Equestrian Centre on Shooters Hill worth it?

Shooters Hill Conservative Candidate Maureen Burgess explains her concerns about the money the Council has spent developing an Equestrian Centre on Shooters Hill.

Greenwich Conservatives would improve local schools

Sadly Greenwich has been in the bottom 10 in the country for most of the last 8 years and the worst in London for most of that time at Secondary level. Conservatives think that after nearly 40 years the Labour run Council has had enough time to try to improve the schools.

Conservatives plan a better education for our children

Conservatives in Greenwich and nationally have clear plans to support our children in doing better at school. In the 2009 league tables, Greenwich Secondary Schools have the worst results in London at 5 A* to C grades for GCSE. Also only 14.5% of Greenwich GCSE students achieve a ‘traditional’ education of C grade or above in English, Maths, Science and a foreign language.

Plans change for the John Roan

The long planned move of the John Roan School to the Peninsula has been halted. The School Governors decided that as there was no definitive timetable for the completion of the school that the school will stay on its current sites.

Deptford and Lewisham hit as Charlotte Turner closes

In September, children who previously attended the newly built Charlotte Turner School in Deptford have been faced with having to move to new schools as Greenwich Council had  taken the decision to close their one.

No upgrade for Plumstead Manor?

Conservatives have condemned Labour’s handling of the new schools programme for Greenwich Schools. The Labour Council stated that new and refurbished schools would open in Sept 2009, but only 2 out of 5 had been started at that point. Labour had yet to submit a plan for three schools including Plumstead Manor by at the start of term.

Labour’s new schools fiasco

Greenwich Conservatives have been pressuring Labour about their failure to keep their  promise to build new secondary schools for our children. Labour had said all the schools would be open in September 2009, but not a single one has been built.  

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